Georgia Institute of Technology, Main Campus (Georgia Tech)

Atlanta, GA

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Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Environmental Design/Architecture
Foreign Languages and Literatures
History and Philosophy of Science/Technology
Music Technology and Audio Production
Product and Industrial Design


Major Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management
Business/Managerial Economics
Logistics and Materials Management
Other Business/Managerial Operations

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia


Major Bachelors Masters
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Architectural and Building Sciences / Technology
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Operations Research
Systems Engineering
Textile Sciences and Engineering

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Health/ Medical Physics
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
International/Global Studies
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Science, Technology and Society

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters
Applied Mathematics
Financial Mathematics
Other Applied Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
International Relations and Affairs

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Public Policy Analysis


Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance (CIS, Internet Security)
Other Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

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Georgia Tech Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 7 Reviews

86% of students gave Georgia Institute of Technology, Main Campus 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Academics Rating

The class sizes are fairly large and it is hard to develop a relationship with a professor. You rely on your Teaching Assistants (TA) to help you get through the class. Georgia Tech was ranked number one for having the most difficult workload, but all of their engineering degree programs are ranked in the top 10.

Academics Rating

Classes seem to be on the large side. I would prefer a class with less than twenty students. I'm not sure about teacher assistants doing most of the teaching at GT. The business majors at Tech seem to be well off and with a good workload. However, this is not the case for engineering majors. It seems justified since GT is known for its engineering programs.

Georgia Tech Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 3.20
Retention Rate 95%
Minimum GPA to Graduate 2.00
Carnegie Class Research Universities (very high research activity)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in January, May, June, July, and August.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • Certificate Programs

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other: architecture, biology, chemistry, math, physics

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Optometry

Class Sizes at Georgia Institute of Technology, Main Campus

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 40%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 15%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 36%
  • 100+ Students: 8%
Fewer than 20 Students 40%
50 - 100 Students 15%
20 - 49 Students 36%
100+ Students 8%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 72
  • Asian: 19
  • Latino: 3
  • African American: 3
  • Unknown and Other: 3
Caucasian 72
Asian 19
Latino 3
African American 3
Unknown and Other 3

Faculty at Georgia Institute of Technology, Main Campus

Total Faculty 1,237
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 18
Full-Time Professors 6,436
Male Faculty 913
Part-Time Professors 743
Women Faculty 324

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